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UN Officials Criticize Detroit Water Shutoffs

 United Nations human rights officials have called on Detroit to restore water service to poor customers with overdue bills. Catarina de Albuquerque and Leilani Farha on Monday ended their three-day tour of the city during which they met with affected residents, civil rights activists and local officials. The U.N. experts said the shutoffs disproportionately impact […] Read More →

Iraq war supporters think they were just vindicated on Saddam’s WMDs. They’re wrong.

A blockbuster story in today’s New York Times reports that American troops in Iraq “repeatedly encountered, and on at least six occasions were wounded by, chemical weapons remaining from years earlier in Saddam Hussein’s rule.” The American invasion of Iraq was premised on Saddam’s alleged weapons of mass destruction, and chemical weapons are WMDs. So the […] Read More →

UN Gun Grab Enters New And Dangerous Phase

Bob Barr,  Those wild and crazy bureaucrats on the banks of the East River are at it again. The United Nations – a bureaucracy so bloated and byzantine that it makes the United States Senate appear efficient by comparison – is poised to begin tossing legal monkey wrenches into international firearms transactions; and indirectly affecting […] Read More →

Surprise: ‘Disarmed’ Assad regime has been hiding chemical weapons facilities

by Guy Benson,  A quick update on the largely forgotten half of President Obama’s shambolic Syria policy.  You’ll recall, of course, the blown chemical weapons “red line” and the subsequent, humiliating Putin/Assad plan that accidentally became US policy due after John Kerry blundered into it.  Kerry has since admitted that the entire proposition has collapsed, forcing the White […] Read More →

What Israel’s Leader Said About Obama is Something EVERY American Should Understand

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in the United States last week, first to address the UN General Assembly and then to meet with President Obama in the White House. Although the White House didn’t address it directly during the meeting, the Obama administration chose to criticize Israel over their so-called “settlements” in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, […] Read More →

RFK, Jr. wants me jailed … as a war criminal

Paul Driessen,  The “people’s climate march” was notable for the amazing energy, economic and climate illiteracy displayed by the mostly young people parading along New York City streets September 21. Their chants, rants and placards demanded that we stop climate change (that’s been ongoing throughout Earth and human history), eliminate fossil fuels (that supply 80% […] Read More →

Islamic State Sells Women as Sex Slaves, UN Says

 Islamic State extremists have herded hundreds of women to be given to its fighters in Syria as a reward or sold as sex slaves and have summarily executed women in professions, according to the United Nations. About 500 women and girls of the Yezidi and Christian minority communities were given to Islamic State fighters or […] Read More →

FACT CHECK: Obama’s UN speech spins statistics

 President Barack Obama glossed over some inconvenient truths Tuesday in his climate-change speech to the United Nations. For one, as the U.S. cleans up emissions at home, it’s sending dirty fuel abroad to pollute the same sky. As well, the U.S. is not cleaning up quite as aggressively as Obama implied in his remarks. Obama […] Read More →

Quarantine and Martial Law: “Those Afflicted… Will Be Incarcerated And Isolated” , This is not some plot for a fictional novel. Editor’s Note: The the analysis below has been contributed by Dave Hodges and was originally published at The Common Sense Show.  Hodges’ detailed research gives us some frightening insights into what a martial law scenario for Ebola or other communicable disease might looks like. Granted, Ebola has not yet achieved the […] Read More →

747 Filled With Supplies Helps on Ebola, But Only So Much

 Aid organization Direct Relief had 100 tons of gloves, masks, medicines and gowns stockpiled in a California warehouse. Doctors fighting Ebola were calling from West Africa desperate for supplies. Getting it there was the challenge. With airlines halting flights and borders closing to stop the disease from spreading, the nonprofit took matters into its own […] Read More →